Food As Medicine 2022, Keynote

Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian 

Dean of Policy  

Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy, Tufts University 

Dariush Mozaffarian is a cardiologist, Special Advisor to the Provost, Dean for Policy, and Jean Mayer Professor at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. He is also a Professor of Medicine at Tufts School of Medicine. Dr. Mozaffarian has stepped away from his role as Dean of the Friedman School for the 2022-23 academic year, returning on July 2023, to focus on the translation and dissemination of scientific evidence into public awareness, policy, and innovation, including work to help inform the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health.  His work aims to create a food system that is nutritious, equitable, and sustainable.  Dr. Mozaffarian has authored more than 450 scientific publications on dietary priorities for obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases, and on evidence-based policy approaches and innovations to reduce these burdens in the US and globally.  He has served in numerous advisory roles, and his work has been featured in a wide array of media outlets.  Thomson Reuters has named him as one of the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds. 

06/02/2014 – Boston, Mass. – Dariush Mozaffarian, the incoming dean of the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition, poses for a portrait at the Jaharis Cafe patio on June 2, 2014. (Kelvin Ma/Tufts University)
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